31, Oct 2014 - Benton, AR Bentonville Man Accused Of Kidnapping Texas Woman Pleads Guilty
FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- A Bentonville man, who is one of three men accused of kidnapping a woman in Texas and bringing her to Northwest Arkansas, pleaded guilty in federal court Friday (Oct. 31). Jason Petit, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping, according to court documents. The other suspects in the case […]
31, Oct 2014 - Fayetteville, AR The Law Offices of Dale Lipsmeyer, Smolen, Smolen, & Roytman, PLLC, and Caruso Law Firm, PC Announc
A team of experienced oil and gas trial lawyers representing Arkansas land owners today announced class action status has been granted in an action against SEECO, Inc. (n/k/a SWN P
31, Oct 2014 - Fayetteville, AR New trial date set for UA rape case
A trial has been postponed to December for a Springdale man arrested last year in connection with the rape a woman in 2012 at a parking lot on the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville campus.
12, Oct 2014 - Could Voter ID decide the Senate race in Arkansas?
Trip Gabriel in the New York Times reports on the possibility that new laws restricting access to voting could impact turnout, which could be trouble for Democrats in tight races. That includes the race in Arkansas, where a challenge to the Voter ID law is pending before the Arkansas Supreme Court. Gabriel reports: Just weeks before elections that will decide control of the Senate and crucial ...
12, Oct 2014 - U.S. Judge Says Wal-Mart Must Face Mexican-Bribe Claims
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) was ordered by a federal judge in Arkansas to face a pension fund’s claims the retailer defrauded shareholders by concealing corruption tied to bribes allegedly paid by officials of its Mexican unit.
12, Oct 2014 - Why Walmart (WMT) Stock Is Down Today
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Walmart are down 0.61% to $76 in pre-market trade after it was reported that the retailerawas ordered by a federal judge in Arkansasato face a pension fund's claims the company defrauded shareholders by concealing corruption tied to bribes allegedly paid by officials of its Mexican unit, Bloomberg reports. U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey in Fayetteville ...
05, Apr 2014 - FBI Video Reveals Payments to Treasurer in Pie Box
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The defense begins its case today in the federal court trial of former Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Shoffner. Monday (3/10) a federal jury watched a FBI video recording of money delivered in a pie box to Shoffner. Shoffner's accused of steering state business towards one broker, Steel Stephens, who paid her $36,000 in increments of $6,000 delivered every six months. Stephens ...
02, Apr 2014 - Walmart Sues Visa for $5bn Over Card Swipe 'Monopoly'
Walmart Stores has sued Visa, accusing the credit and debit card network of inflating card swipe fees, which the retail giant claims has hit sales. Walmart filed a complaint filed in federal court in Fayetteville, Arkansas, asking for at least $5bn (£3bn, €3.6bn) in damages for what it claims are violations of federal antitrust laws that could triple that sum, according to media reports. Visa ...
02, Apr 2014 - Fayetteville, AR Arkansas judicial nomination creeps to completion over Republican obstructionism
The U.S. Senate broke filibuster and today confirmed the presidential appointment of Timothy Brooks, a Fayetteville lawyer, to a federal district judgeship . The nomination had been pending for months, delayed by a general Republican roadblock to judicial confirmation. The cloture vote to end obstruction of a confirmation vote for Brooks passed 59-41. His confirmation vote followed without a ...